Ep 1: The Pentagon Says That UFOs Are Real
The UFO Rabbit Hole: Origins
Have you ever seen a UFO?
I have. Once. On vacation when I was a teenager, my family was staying in a beach house near Hatteras on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. I was sitting out on the deck one night looking out at the vast black expanse of the ocean and the impossible field of stars above.
Growing up under the dull orange glow of a suburban night sky, I so rarely got to see stars like that, and so I spent most nights out on the deck in a weathered adirondack chair, with my feet kicked up on the railing, and my head tipped back just marveling at the sheer number of stars. On a clear enough night, you could see that the stars weren’t just uniform white pinpricks of light — but rather, they sparkled like gems in every color of the rainbow.
It was on one of those nights that I saw it. At first I thought it was a plane, but the clear, bright light moving across the sky was moving too fast. My brain reshuffled, trying to make sense of what I was seeing. I knew there was an Air Force base nearby — that made sense. Until the light took a hard 90 degree left turn without slowing down followed immediately by another equally impossible turn to the right before accelerating off past the horizon, streaking like a comet.
Electrified by what I had seen, I ran inside and told my family, but they laughed at me and then accused me of smoking weed. I didn’t talk about it again.
I didn’t see anything else on that trip — or ever again in the years since then. I would sometimes think about what I’d seen with a detached, shapeless curiosity. But what do you do with an experience that you can’t attach to anything solid — that falls outside the boundaries of everything you know to be true?
I think most people who find themselves in that situation do exactly what I did. I mostly forgot.
While the Kelly of my youth held a worldview expansive enough to permit for a bit of mystery, as I got older something changed. Or rather, I did. A series of life-changing events, including the sudden and devastating loss of my father when I was 20, caused me to forcibly amputate any notion of the spiritual, paranormal, or otherworldly. Life, as I saw it, was a harsh, rigid, unrelenting landscaping painted only in shades of black and white. Everything could be known — it had to be. Because if it could be known it could be planned for, mitigated, dealt with, or even choked on. But at least I’d see it coming, and I wouldn’t make the mistake of hoping it could be different.
There wasn’t any room for ambiguity in the paradigm that I adopted. I thought about what I’d seen in the sky that night less and less, and then barely at all until eventually years would go by without that troublesome, incongruent little thought bubbling to the surface.
The Pentagon Says UFOs Are Real.
But then in April of last year, something crazy happened. It might even be the craziest thing that’s ever happened — which is saying a lot considering it coincided with the outbreak of a generational pandemic.
On April 27th, 2020, the Pentagon released a statement to the press confirming that three leaked videos of UFOs that had been included in a 2017 exposé in The New York Times weren’t just real, but they admitted that they had no idea what these craft were and had no explanation for their seemingly impossible maneuvering. (1)(2)
We’ll get into the whole backstory behind the leaked videos, the New York Times article, and this stunning admission from the Pentagon in future episodes. The utterly bizarre and unlikely series of events that ties these things together is at the very heart of this story. But first let’s talk about these videos. Because, dude.
So these videos that were leaked in 2017 and then confirmed to be authentic by the Pentagon in 2020 are absolutely mind-blowing — and not because of the quality of the video or what they show. In this respect they are about as grainy and difficult to decipher as any other sketchy UFO video that you can find on YouTube.
What makes these 3 videos remarkable is that they were filmed by US Navy Fighter Pilots with the USS Nimitz off the west coast and with the USS Theodore Roosevelt off the east coast. Both of these ships are giant aircraft carriers which are part of huge battle cruiser fleets. This means that there were tons of ships and planes on the scene with the very best instruments available. These videos don’t just have multiple eye-witnesses who have been willing to step forward to verify their authenticity — including some of the actual voices that you hear on these tapes — but they have verification of the same object being tracked by multiple sensors both in the air and on the sea, and they each have full chain of custody documentation, which means they can’t have been altered.(3)(4)
Basically, you don’t have to believe that these videos are real, but if these videos aren’t enough to convince you, I doubt anything short of a personal encounter would. And for the record, if that’s how you feel, that’s totally valid and I respect it. If anything, when it comes to this particular topic, it is best to proceed cautiously and be skeptical of the evidence. I only bring this up to say that this is the closest thing to a smoking gun that we’re going to get short of flying saucers landing on the White House lawn. It would be hard to dream up more bulletproof evidence.
So what do these videos show?
I’m so glad you asked because I am dying to talk about it.
Declassified UFO Video: Gimbal
The first video is referred to as “Gimbal”. A Gimbal is “a pivoted support that permits rotation of an object about an axis”, which makes a lot of sense once you see how this thing moves.
The Gimbal video was captured by U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet aircrafts utilizing a Raytheon Advanced Targeting Forward-Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) pod. You do not have to know what any of that means — I certainly don’t — you just need to know that we’re talking about some of the most advanced sensors and powerful tracking systems on the market.(5)(6)
In this video, Navy pilots can be heard marveling at a top-shaped object that they first think might be a drone before it rotates a full 90 degrees while staying in place — something that should be aerodynamically impossible — leaving them baffled as to what they are seeing. Although only one of these objects can be seen in the video, eerily, one of the voices can be heard saying, “There’s a whole fleet of them.”
Declassified UFO Video: FLIR
The second video, from an incident reported by pilots aboard the USS Nimitz, is called “FLIR” for the advanced ATFLIR system that was used to record it. There is no audio to this video, but in it, you can see a large, smooth, oblong, TicTac-shaped object hovering in the sky, unmoving. It just hangs there for a couple of minutes and then suddenly shoots off to the left at a velocity that can only be called unprecedented. Basically, we don’t have anything that could go that fast, and if we did, the laws of physics would mean that anyone onboard would be dead from the g-forces. (7)(8)
Declassified UFO Video: Go Fast
The third video is called “Go Fast” — I’ll give you three guesses why. This video was filmed by US Navy pilots from the USS Theodore Roosevelt in 2015 and it shows a round or oblong craft flying in the air over the open ocean at an impossible speed. The pilots are laughing and shouting, clearly stunned at what they are seeing. One of the voices you can hear is that of Commander David Fravor who told ABC news in an interview about the event, “After 18 years of flying, I’ve seen pretty much about everything that I can see in that realm, and this was nothing close.”(9)
In the time since, these incidents have been investigated more deeply, with multiple eye-witnesses coming forward to share what they saw, and the details that they have been filling in are even more incredible than what was shown in the videos. For example, during the 2004 Nimitz it’s reported that sensors aboard the USS Princeton, another aircraft carrier in the area that also encountered the TicTac-shaped craft, captured this craft dropping from 80,000 feet in the air down to the surface of the ocean in .78 seconds. That’s hundreds of thousands of kilometers per hour. For comparison, our fastest planes can go about Mach 3.2 which is about 4000 kph. (10)
UFO Videos: What Are They?
We’ll get more into the startling incidents behind these videos as we move forward and explore what these things could possibly be and what it all might mean, but for now what you need to know is simply this:
The Pentagon has confirmed that there are what appear to be intelligently controlled craft that fly in our airspace and interact regularly with some of the deadliest and most advanced arms of our military apparatus with complete impunity. The government says that they don’t know what they are. They say that they aren’t ours, and that we’re pretty sure that they don’t belong to any of our adversaries — specifically Russia or China — because the technology being displayed is just simply too advanced for that to really be plausible. We aren’t talking about just a quantum leap forward in technological ability. We’re talking about technology that implies an entirely different paradigm and understanding of the laws of science as we currently know them.
So what exactly do I mean by that? What are we dealing with here?
Enter Lue Elizondo, Former Director Of Secret UFO Program, AATIP
There’s this guy, Lue Elizondo, who is the former director of the secretive government agency that studies UFOs that was first revealed to exist in the 2017 New York Times article. Lue is the former director of that program because he resigned from his position in 2017 in protest citing “excessive secrecy and internal opposition” in his resignation letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis asking, “Why aren’t we spending more time and effort on this issue?” Yeah, we’re going to be talking a lot more about Lue. (11)(12)
UFOs/UAPs: Lue’s 5 Observables
Lue Elizondo has spent the last 5 years since his resignation furthering the study of UFOs (or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena as he prefers to call them) and he cites five “observables” of this UAP technology:(13)
These craft are somehow able to overcome Earth’s gravity with no visible means of propulsion, and no visible flight surfaces such as wings.
2. Instantaneous Acceleration
Like in the first Nimitz video where the TicTac took off to the left at 3600 mph, these craft can go from a standstill to seemingly impossible speeds just like that.
3. Hypersonic Velocities With Signatures
This simply means that they can go extremely fast, like the TicTac that dropped 80,000 feet in less than a second — or 30 times the speed of sound — without a sonic boom. That shouldn’t be possible. (14)
4. Low-Observability Or Cloaking
Even when these objects are observed, getting a clear and detailed view of them—either through pilot sightings, radar or other means—remains difficult.
5. Transmedium Travel
And Lue really saved the best for last on this one, because the fifth observable is transmedium travel. Basically, these craft are able to transition seamlessly between flying in completely different environments. They don’t just fly through the air, but through the waters of our oceans and through the vacuum of space.
Down The Rabbit Hole
I mean…WHAT? This is the guy who used to run the government program that studied this stuff and this is what he is saying. What has he seen that makes him say this? What else don’t we know? Are these videos one-off anomalies or just the very tip of an unfathomable iceberg?
I don’t know. I seriously have no idea. I’ve spent a weird amount of time on this subject over the last several months, and the deeper I dig the more questions I have.
I’ve always considered myself to be an extremely logical person. I grew up in a family of doctors, nurses, and educators where science and critical thinking weren’t just valued in an abstract way, but were an active and integral part of my upbringing. While most kids were watching Barney & Friends, my dad would teach my brother and I everything from what he was learning in medical school to the physics of falling objects. My mom would regularly bribe us with treats and shower us with praise when we could solve the critical thinking exercises that she prepared for her college age students. Having a lifelong love of both treats and praise, I got pretty good at it.
While our upbringing ensured that we were always the weirdest kids at any of the many private schools we cycled through as my parents moved us around to pursue their degrees — it also taught me how to think. I’ve always been grateful for that — and if I’m being honest, it’s something that I’ve taken a lot of pride in.
So when the government came out and confirmed that these videos that had been floating around since 2017 weren’t just authentic, but that they had no idea what the craft captured in them actually were, it shook me to my core. Because within that announcement was the realization that I couldn’t trust myself — I couldn’t trust my mind to sort out fantasy from reality.
The realization didn’t hit me like a thunderbolt. It was more like an itchy tag in a new sweater, or a hangnail, or an inflamed taste bud — just this low-level agitation that slowly grew in the background until suddenly it was all I could focus on. For the first time in my life I started to truly question, not just my own perception, but the very nature of my reality. Because if those videos are real, it stands to reason that at least some of the other videos out there are real. Even if that number is super low — let’s say 5% — it’s hard to deny that the evidence for the reality of UAPs is anything but overwhelming. And even though I had been a witness myself, I’d dismissed it as tin foil hat foolishness without ever giving it a second look.
So that’s where it started for me: with the realization that I’d gotten this one dead wrong, and a desire — fueled by ego as much as curiosity, if I’m being honest — to figure out what I’d missed and in so doing, reorder my universe back into something orderly and recognizable.
I decided that the best way to do this was to start over. I did my best to wipe any preconceived notions from my head and just look at the body of evidence. As it was suddenly very clear to me that the stigma around the topic of UFOs was a major reason that I dismissed key evidence in the past, I decided to take in information from as many different sources as possible. I would let that information wash over me, I’d take on all of the different ideas and theories without prejudice, weighing them and trying them on for size to see if they fit, and in time, I was certain that patterns and eventually a coherent narrative would arise.
And I gotta tell you — I was wrong again. Because the further I go down this rabbit hole the more I realize that I don’t know shit. Not just about UFOs, but about everything. As soon as I began to pull on this one thread, everything I thought I knew began to unravel. The real story of the human race and this phenomena — whatever it is — touches everything from ancient civilizations to consciousness to the very existence and nature of God. It’s called literally every single belief I’ve ever had into question, and I’ve got to be honest with you — although I have a dazzling number and array of data points. I have no idea what the fuck any of this actually means.
So that’s why I’m doing this. That’s why I’m talking to you right now. Because I want to take you on this journey down the UFO rabbit hole with me. Partly as a selfless endeavor, because although these questions I’ve been asking have yet to find any kind of real answers, the process of asking has made me a better person, a more open person, a more humble person, a more spiritual person, a more hopeful person — and I’d like to share that.
But also, my motivations are partly selfish because I need more people to talk to about this. Because the thing you’ll find very quickly is that this path is lonely. We’ve been trained and conditioned our whole lives to dismiss, ridicule, and mock anyone who does so much as dare to approach this topic with any degree of seriousness. They’re immediately labeled as crazy. They’re kooks. And when you start bringing this topic up in polite society you see how immediate and reflexive this response is in people, and how hard that mindset is to overcome, even when armed with declassified videos, a Congressional task force, and an unequivocal admission from the US government that this phenomena is, in fact, real.
So I want to talk about all of it — all of the weird twists and turns, all of the wild theories, the colorful and unlikely cast of characters currently at the center of this mystery, and the massive body of evidence that has been hiding in plain sight, maybe since the dawn of time.
Tools For Our UFO Journey
But first, I think it’s important for us to establish some guard rails. If there is any lesson to be learned from these last few chaotic and unprecedented years it’s the very real dangers of misinformation. When you let go of the rope of the established narrative, and find that there is nothing immediately solid to hold onto, it’s easy to spin off into space — and before you know it you’re holding up a pizza joint because you’re convinced it’s a front for Hilary Clinton’s child trafficking ring. Or you’re up all night on QAnon message boards waiting for messages about Donald Trump’s secret war against an elite cabal of satan worshipers. Or you’re storming the U.S. capitol, screaming for the heads of Mike Pence and Nancy Pelosi, and trying to violently overturn a free and fair election. (15)(16)(17)
Yikes. Yikes on bikes. That will not be us, OK? Not on my watch. And to make sure that we don’t lose anyone to the dark side on this journey, we need to first equip ourselves with the tools to make sure we don’t lose ourselves out there.
Tool #1: People Are Mostly Good
To me, the only way out of that hole is to hold tightly to the belief that people are mostly good. You have to believe that most people, when presented with a moral or ethical quandary — particularly one with high stakes for the whole of humanity — will strive to do the right thing. And you have to believe that, although they have the same personal flaws and foibles as the rest of us, that most of the people who work in our government and in our armed services are truly there with the intention to serve and work toward the best interests of their fellow citizens.
I know that for many of you listening right now that idea is more ludicrous and hard to swallow than anything I’ve said about UFOs. And unfortunately, if you don’t believe that people are mostly good, I don’t think that there is any amount of evidence that I could present to you to make you believe otherwise. But if you do find yourself bristling at this idea, I hope you’ll just let this one marinate for a little bit and if you’re feeling brave, maybe start to challenge your assumptions in the lab of your own life.
And it’s that last part that is the most important part — you have to examine this idea within the confines of your own lived experience, not what you see on the internet or on TV. The unfortunate reality of our current stage of technological evolution is that all day long you’re being bombarded with images and messages that are meant to manipulate you to take action — to click, to buy, to read more, to follow & subscribe, to vote, to believe.
And you don’t get that kind of action out of people with subtlety and nuance. You don’t get it with reassurance and a measured approach. You get it by speaking to people’s most basic and primal instincts. You get it by creating fear and uncertainty. You get it by breeding suspicion and hate. Everything is a problem to be solved. Everything is a crisis. And with each new nightmare that unfolds there are a million different solutions — that you can have, for a price.
So if you are really going to examine the idea that people are mostly good, you have to look at your actual life. My guess is that if you know any mustache-twisting villains that they are few and far between. What you probably have instead is a bunch of flawed but essentially decent people who are doing their best — and who sometimes can really surprise you by doing something completely selfless. They may not be perfect, but they are mostly good.
Tool #2: Correlation Doesn’t Imply Causation
Correlation refers to a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things. And causation means, obviously, to cause something. So basically, just because two (or more) things happen at the same time or in the same place or seem in some other way to be connected to each other, that isn’t enough to prove that one thing caused the other. In fact, they may not actually be related in any real way at all.
A perfect recent example of this is the belief that 5G causes COVID-19. This was a conspiracy theory that caught fire pretty quickly early on during the pandemic when people started to point out that if you looked at a heat map of the places where 5G had been rolled out and a heat map of where the biggest outbreaks of the virus were occurring, you were essentially looking at the same map, causing many people to jump to the conclusion that one was causing the other.
However, knowing what we do about how COVID spreads, it makes perfect sense that big cities and more densely populated areas bore the brunt of the initial outbreaks. And where did 5G roll out first? In big cities and densely populated areas. So while those heat maps could give the impression that these two things were related in some way, they actually had nothing to do with each other at all.
When you let go of the rope of the established narrative and start seeing connections between things that you never saw before, it’s a rush. It’s honestly exhilarating. Although I’m being entirely sincere when I say that I have no idea what is actually going on, the things that I’ve discovered while going down this rabbit hole have, in some ways, made the world make sense to me in a way that it never has before. Things that once seemed random or meaningless are suddenly imbued with a deep meaning and seem to make perfect sense inside of the great order of things. And it can be very, very tempting to chase that feeling — to misidentify it as proof that you’re right — and in doing so to begin to see all kinds of connections between things that aren’t really there.
So on this journey it’s important that we notice correlations because they can sometimes be a roadmap that points us to our next clue — but they can also be nothing at all. So we need to reserve judgement on assuming real connection or causation until we can prove categorically that those connections really exist.
Tool #3: The Truth Is A Destination That You Can Approach Forever And Never Arrive
Renowned physicists Leopold Infeld and Albert Einstein wrote the following in their seminal 1938 work The Evolution of Physics:
In our endeavor to understand reality we are somewhat like a man trying to understand the mechanism of a closed watch. He sees the face and the moving hands, even hears its ticking, but he has no way of opening the case. If he is ingenious he may form some picture of a mechanism which could be responsible for all of the things he observes, but he may never be quite sure his picture is the only one which could explain his observations. He will never be able to compare his picture with the real mechanism and he cannot even imagine the possibility of the meaning of such a comparison.
I love this passage so much because it takes the pressure off of trying to find out the “Truth” with a capital T. Even Einstein, one of the most brilliant minds of his or any time, recognized that his attempts to describe the true nature of reality were ultimately entirely futile — so what hope do any of us have?
The best we could ever hope to achieve is to create theoretical models that more or less explain the world as we experience and observe it. And those theories that most closely describe and predict what we experience and observe are what we call the laws of science. However, we have no way of knowing in our earthly forms — or perhaps ever — what the truth behind our reality really is. To know that would be to know the mind of God.
So it’s important that we maintain our humility as we go on this journey. The truth is something that we can pursue together, but no matter how far we go, we’ll never get there entirely. And that’s OK. It can even be beautiful if you look at it in a certain light.
And more importantly, that humility is a reminder that none of this is worth fighting over and we’re all on the same side. As you’ll see as we move forward, there are countless different theories in the UFO community about what these things really are, about who or what is behind it all, and about who the good guys and the bad guys are — and the warring and infighting among different factions can get pretty intense. Accusations are constantly being thrown. People can be heroes one moment and then be called “conmen” and “shills” the next. It’s a mess.
But as long as we follow this third rule, we can fly above all of that. We don’t know the truth. It’s likely that no one does. Any consistent and coherent line of questioning about UFOs will inevitably lead you to deeper questions about the very nature of reality and the meaning of our existence — and on those topics, none of us are any better than Einstein. Even people with deeply held beliefs about God and religion have to admit that it’s a matter of faith. Because we simply don’t know. And when you look at it that way, what possible reason could there be to fight about it?
My Promises To You
So, now that we’ve gotten our tools together to hold ourselves accountable on this journey, I feel it’s also important that, as your guide, I be accountable to all of you.
Listen, above all else, I want this journey to be fun. I’m doing this because exploring all of this is really fun for me and I want to share it with you. But I also think it’s important to tell you that I approach this topic with a lot of respect, reverence — and, I’m not going to lie, a healthy amount of fear. And that fear isn’t even necessarily about the phenomena itself (although there are aspects of it that honestly do terrify me), but rather just an awareness that dealing with this kind of information can be dangerous in very real and insidious ways. In a post-QAnon world, I can’t deny the risks. I don’t want to be responsible for leading anyone astray or down a rabbit hole that they can’t climb out of.
So what I ask of you through this process is that as I start to tell you about fantastical things, that you remain skeptical. Check my work. Dig deeper. Make up your own mind. And my commitment to you is that I will make it as easy as possible for you to do so.
Promise #1: I Will Show My Work
I don’t expect you to take my word on any of this. If I make a claim to you, I should be able to back it up.
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Showing my work in this way is important because when it comes to this particular area of research, vetting the credibility of sources is complicated to say the least. There are a few reasons for that:
The first is that, as we’ll discuss in an upcoming episode, the mechanisms of our press and academic institutions have not historically been friendly or open to ideas that fall outside of the established narrative. The 2017 New York Times article was so shocking, not just because of its contents, but because the mainstream media has so rarely been willing to approach this topic with anything other than a sort of snickering voyeurism — a lighted-hearted moment when anchors can chuckle and exchange knowing looks before sending you over to Bob with the weather.
Academia has been similarly avoidant and, despite what the Indiana Jones franchise would have us believe, research dollars for anything that could be potentially classified as “paranormal” are almost non-existent.
Because of this, even the sources that we assume to be the most credible in normal circumstances can fall into question. We can’t just take them at face value, but rather, we have to put those sources into the context of the time, the identity and motivations of the author, and other clues. And when those other clues include things like heavily redacted government documents, blurry or potentially altered photos and videos, eyewitness testimony, and even ancient texts, it can be nearly impossible to determine which pieces of evidence we can trust.
And frankly, I don’t think that you should let me (or anyone else) determine that for you. When there is this level of ambiguity, you have to make up your own mind. By providing you with all of my source materials, you’ll have the opportunity to do just that.
Promise #2: I Will Be Accountable
I won’t just show my work, but I promise to remain open minded to criticism and feedback. If I make a mistake or am presented with new evidence that substantially changes the facts as I’ve presented them to you, I will tell you guys.
And, for the record, I fully expect this to happen. This is an enormously complex field of study with new developments and revelations coming out almost daily at this point. I’m only one person, and despite my best efforts, I’m bound to get it wrong at some point. And when I do, I’ll correct myself.
Promise #3: I Will Do My Best To Present A Balanced Narrative, And To Be Honest About My Biases
My goal here isn’t to spin any particular narrative, but rather to lay out as many of the varied theories and perspectives as I can so you can connect the dots yourself. In doing so, it will always be my intention to be balanced, fair, and honest.
However, the reason that I’m doing all of this is that I am a giant nerd who is absolutely obsessed with this topic. My own biases are sure to come through, and I think that’s OK as long as I’m honest with you about what they are. I have favorite theories and favorite characters in all of this. I have opinions and I’m highly excitable. I can’t do any of this in an authentic way without all of that coming through. However, I’ll be transparent with you, and I’ll always present you with the alternative view.
It’s also important to mention that there is one theory that I will touch on, but that I probably won’t give nearly as much time as its alternatives. That theory is the idea that the government is lying about UAPs and that the recent move toward disclosure is a calculated misinformation campaign designed to cover up the fact that these craft are actually ours. Or perhaps it’s the prelude to a pretend alien invasion intended to engender support for unprecedented levels of black budget defense spending.
For reasons that we’ll get into in future episodes, I currently don’t personally think that’s the case. However, that’s not why I won’t be spending as much time on that theory. The main reason is that it’s just…depressing. And while each of the other theories are sobering and terrifying in their own way, none of them are as blackly cynical as that.
There are two doors before us. Behind Door #1 is all of the mystery and potential of the universe, and behind Door #2 is only oblivion. I strongly believe that what we think and where we choose to put our attention matters in very real and tangible ways, so I choose to spend as little time as possible behind Door #2.
Although, I grudgingly admit that even though I hate that theory and find it to be grotesque — it’s a legitimate possibility.
Promise #4: I Won’t Try To Convince You Of Anything With Regard To UFOs
I think it’s important for us all to go into this with our eyes wide open about the fact that “toxic conspiracy thinking” and a “cult mentality” are very near neighbors — and in flirting with one, we are inevitably going to be dangerously close to the other. That’s why I not only strongly believe that it’s not my place to tell you what to believe about any of this, but I’d caution you strongly against putting too much stock in anyone who tries to.
The only thing that I am interested in convincing you of through this journey — and I sincerely hope that I am successful in doing so — is that the universe is infinitely more vast, complex, and full of beauty than we ever imagined, and that the potential of humanity both as a species and as individuals is as profound as it is limitless.
My name is Kelly Chase, by the way. It’s a pleasure to meet you, friend. Welcome to the UFO rabbit hole.
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